Charlotte man killed in shooting in west Charlotte


A Charlotte man was killed following a shooting in west Charlotte on Friday morning.

The Charlotte Mecklenburg Police Department identified the victim as 54-year-old Carl George Brown.

According to a statement from CMPD, shortly before 9:30 a.m., officers responded to a person down call for service in the 2400 block of Julia Avenue near Stateville Avenue. 

When officers got there, they discovered a victim with gunshot wounds. Medic pronounced the victim dead on the scene, police said.

The investigation into this case is active and ongoing. Anyone with information about this incident can call 704-432-TIPS and speak to a Homicide Unit detective.

The public can also leave information anonymously by contacting Crime Stoppers at 704-334-1600 or http://charlottecrimestoppers.com/.  

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Jalon is a general assignment reporter for QCity Metro. He is a graduate of North Carolina Central University and an avid sports fan. (jalon@qcitymetro.com)



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